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 2018-09-20 11:50 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: Team up to fight falsehoods...

SINGAPORE - A fact-checking coalition of news organisations and other industry partners should be formed to swiftly and credibly debunk falsehoods, the Select Committee on fake news proposed on Thursday (Sept 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 11:12 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Singapore urged to make new laws to tackle spread of fake news...

A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Thursday the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and those responsible for it are punished.The committee, set up to make recommendations on fighting ...

 2018-09-20 10:33 

The Daily Mirror

Tom Watson suggests it's 'fake news' that the Deep State wants to undermine Jeremy Corbyn...

It comes after Corbyn advisor Andrew Murray said there was "possibly someone being paid by the taxpayer" to prevent Labour coming to power...

 2018-09-20 10:33 

Reuters

Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news...

A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Thursday the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that those responsible are punished.'...

 2018-09-20 10:27 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news...
 2018-09-20 10:27 

Washington Post

North Korea's Kim wants new summit with Trump soon to continue denuclearization...

South Korea's Moon told journalists Kim wants a summit soon and is ready for external inspectors....

 2018-09-20 10:15 

AKIpress News Agency

Any company in Kyrgyzstan can export goods to EAEU markets...

AKIPRESS.COM - Any company based in Kyrgyzstan can export its goods to the Eurasian Economic Union market, Minister of Economy Oleg Pankratov told journalists on September 20...To Read the Full Story...

 2018-09-20 10:00 

The Week

The $11 trillion question Chris Cillizza can't answer...

Fact-checkers and political reporters in the mainstream media keep bungling their coverage of Medicare-for-all. CNN's Chris Cillizza wrote a recent inquisition of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, savaging her for not having a fully worked-out tax increase pl...

 2018-09-20 10:00 

Sun Herald

Journalists who covered Hurricane Katrina offer tips for those dealing with Florence...

Many members of the Sun Herald newsroom in Biloxi-Gulfport MS were working when Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 2005. We are sharing the many things we learned along the way....

 2018-09-20 09:47 

Phys.org

Data reveals big picture of the French 2017 presidential election: Social media, fake news, and political communities...

CNRS and EHESS researchers analyzed nearly 60 million political tweets posted during the 2017 presidential election in France. They noted that fake news flagged by the Le Monde Decodex fact-checking website accounted for only 0.1 percent of all Twitter co...

 2018-09-20 09:33 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: Alternative and mainstream media should follow same standards of fairness, accuracy and integrity...

SINGAPORE - In the fight against fake news, mainstream news organisations and alternative media platforms should abide by the same professional standards of journalism, while journalists of all stripes should update their fact-checking skills and be train...

 2018-09-20 09:27 

Bloomberg

[ Markets ]

Singapore Set to Tackle Spread of Fake News With New Laws...
 2018-09-20 09:16 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news...

SINGAPORE, Sept 20 — A Singapore parliamentary committee said today the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that those responsible are punished. The committee, set up to make......

 2018-09-20 09:15 

Deutsche Welle

Attacks on journalists in Germany on the rise...

A recent report has shown most journalists are attacked while photographing, filming or holding cameras. Much of Germany's violence against the press happens in the east and most perpetrators lean to the far-right....

 2018-09-20 09:10 

One America News Network

Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news...

By John Geddie and Aradhana Aravindan The post Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news appeared first on One America News Network ....

 2018-09-20 09:04 

Central News Agency

President Tsai warns against China's 'spreading of fake news'...

Taipei, Sept. 20 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () warned Thursday that China was spreading fake news as part of its strategy to achieve its goals and she urged democratic countries to team up to counter the effects of that type of political maneuvering, ac...

 2018-09-20 09:04 

The Age

Underpaid Queensland journalists to receive more than $300,000...

Touchpoint Media Pty Ltd and company director Laurence Bernard Ward will back-pay 23 staff members....

 2018-09-20 09:00 

BloombergQuint

Singapore Set to Tackle Spread of Fake News With New Laws...

Singapore Set to Tackle Spread of Fake News With New Laws...

 2018-09-20 08:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Underpaid Queensland journalists to receive more than $300,000...

Touchpoint Media Pty Ltd and company director Laurence Bernard Ward will back-pay 23 staff members....

 2018-09-20 08:46 

Newsweek.com

Fox News Host Says Christine Blasey Ford Is Not Acting Like a 'True Victim'...

'The Five' hosts Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfield say Kavanaugh accuser's behavior is "suspicious.";...

 2018-09-20 08:45 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: Summary of panel's 22 suggestions...

SINGAPORE - Dealing with the challenge of deliberate online falsehoods requires a multi-pronged approach, guided by the core values and aspirations of Singapore's society, the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods said in its report on Thur...

 2018-09-20 08:44 

One News

John Armstrong's opinion: As Labour fast loses the plot, Sunday's moment of coalition unity was priceless...

The carefully stage-managed display by Jacinda Ardern and her deputy was not so much a case of fake news as one of fabricated news, writes our columnist....

 2018-09-20 08:24 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: Russian trolls divided societies and turned countries against one another...

SINGAPORE - In 2016, two groups of protesters showed up in front of the Islamic Da'wah Centre in Houston, Texas, in support of two diametrically opposite causes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 08:22 

Newsweek.com

Jeanine Pirro: Brett Kavanaugh Putting His Hand Over Christine Blasey Ford's Mouth Is Not Attempted Rape...

Pirro, a Fox News host and former judge, defended Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh....

 2018-09-20 08:09 

Business Live

WATCH: State capture revelations that left us gobsmacked...

Financial Mail editor Rob Rose Editor leads a panel of journalists as they discuss the stories making the news this week...

 2018-09-20 08:03 

US News & World Report

Singapore Panel Recommends Regulation of Tech Firms Over Fake News...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Thursday the government should consider legislation to ensure technology......

 2018-09-20 08:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Strong trust in public institutions essential to combat fake news: Select Committee...

In its report released on Thursday (Sep 20), the committee explained that strong trust in public institutions makes it harder for deliberate ......

 2018-09-20 08:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Select Committee makes 22 recommendations to deal with fake news threat to Singapore...

Singapore "has been and can expect to be subject to foreign disinformation operations", the report says....

 2018-09-20 08:00 

The Times

Tom Watson dismisses conspiracy claims by Corbyn aide Andrew Murray as fake news...

Tom Watson has ridiculed claims from one of Jeremy Corbyn's senior advisers that the "deep state" may be working to prevent him from becoming prime minister. Labour's deputy leader said that the......

 2018-09-20 08:00 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: Thum Ping Tjin lied about credentials, admitted to flawed research...

SINGAPORE - The Select Committee tasked to study the issue of fake news said on Thursday (Sept 20) that historian Thum Ping Tjin lied about his academic credentials to suggest that he held more distinguished roles than he really did.. Read more at straits...

 2018-09-20 08:00 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: 22 recommendations unveiled to combat online falsehoods...

It has called for new laws that will grant the Government powers to swiftly disrupt the spread of online falsehoods, as part of a broad suite of measures to counter the scourge of fake news.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 08:00 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: Measures against falsehoods need not curtail freedom of speech...

SINGAPORE - A calibrated approach is needed to tackle online falsehoods, to address concerns that countermeasures may impinge on freedom of speech, the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods said in a report released on Thursday (Sept 20).. Read...

 2018-09-20 08:00 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: Laws needed for tech companies to act against online falsehoods...

SINGAPORE - Technology companies may have to come under laws compelling them to act against false information online - if recommendations by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods are taken up by the authorities.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-09-20 08:00 

The Strait Times

Recap of what Select Committee on fake news did and key issues that emerged during hearings...

SINGAPORE - A Select Committee set up to study the issue of deliberate online falsehoods - fake news - issued a report on its findings to Parliament on Wednesday (Sept 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 08:00 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news: Govt should have powers through new laws to fight fake news...

SINGAPORE - The Government should have the powers to swiftly disrupt the dissemination of online falsehoods and punish those who deliberately start and spread them, through new laws that would, for example, allow it to cut off digital advertising revenue ...

 2018-09-20 07:49 

NDTV

2 Shot Dead In UP Encounter On Camera, Cops Invited Journalists To Watch...

Two men, accused of murders, were killed in an encounter with the police in western Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district this morning. The encounter was filmed by local journalists with permission from......

 2018-09-20 07:42 

The Telegraph

Tom Watson suggests Corbyn adviser is peddling 'fake news' over claim that secret service is trying to block a Labour government...

Tom Watson has mocked one of Jeremy Corbyn's closest adviser over his claims that the intelligence services could be trying to undermine the Labour leader, describing his claims as "a bit John le Carr....

 2018-09-20 07:39 

The Daily Mail

Facebook building a 'war room' to battle election meddling...

Facebook has revealed it will have a fully-functioning 'war room' at its Menlo Park campus in California to combat the spread of 'fake news' and avoid any meddling in the upcoming elections....

 2018-09-20 06:43 

Daily Nation

Pussy Riot links member's 'poisoning' to African murder probe...

Pyotr Verzilov was investigating deaths of three Russian journalists in Central African Republic when he fell ill....

 2018-09-20 05:40 

Mail & Guardian

Bobi Wine's unlikely hero...

Wine has been tortured —although President Yoweri Museveni has dismissed these reports as 'fake news' —and earned a treason charge for his troubles...

 2018-09-20 05:24 

South China Morning Post

Pussy Riot links member's 'poisoning' to African murder probe...

Russian punk group Pussy Riot on Wednesday linked the suspected poisoning of member Pyotr Verzilov with his attempt to investigate the deaths of three Russian journalists in Africa.The journalists were shot dead on July 30 in the Central African Republic ...

 2018-09-20 05:03 

International Business Times

Like Facebook, Apple Wants To Create A "Trust Score" About You...

In its effort to combat fake news, social networking conglomerate Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) uses a system that rates the trustworthiness of its users, according to a bombshell report from The Washington Post last month. While Facebook has good intentions -- it...

 2018-09-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan President warns democratic nations of malicious fake news from China...

President Tsai met with a delegation from the Atlantic Council, a US think tank led by a former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, on Sept. 20.President Tsai Ing-wen () said Thursday malicious fake news coming from China and spread on the internet beyo...

 2018-09-20 02:00 

GeekWire

Microsoft researcher cautions media not to fall prey to fringe groups flying 'false flag of conservatism'...

Fringe groups are seeking to manipulate the media and tech companies with accusations of anti-conservative bias, aiming to invoke anger among conservatives and provoke reactions from journalists and the tech industry, according to danah boyd*, a Microsoft...

 2018-09-20 02:00 

Phnom Penh Post

Journos held for ‘fake news’, National, Phnom Penh Post...

The Veal Veng district authority in Pursat province on Tuesday said two reporters from TNM online TV had been sent to the provincial police station for "incitement and broadcasting disinformation", while another TNM reporter in Mondulkiri province...

 2018-09-20 01:54 

The Daily Caller

Megyn Kelly Weighs In On Kavanaugh Allegations...

'Not in a position to demand protocols'...

 2018-09-20 01:20 

Malay Mail Online

Pussy Riot links member's 'poisoning' to African murder probe...

MOSCOW, Sept 20 — Russian punk group Pussy Riot yesterday linked the suspected poisoning of member Pyotr Verzilov with his attempt to investigate the deaths of three Russian journalists in Africa. The journalists were shot dead on July 30 in the......

 2018-09-20 00:52 

Courier Mail

Labor to support a no confidence motion against Dutton...

September 20,2018. Labor senator and chair of Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee, Louise Pratt speaks to journalists in Canberra about the proposition in parliament today of a no confidence motion tabled against Home Affairs minister Pe...

 2018-09-20 00:50 

Herald Sun

Labor to support a no confidence motion against Dutton...

September 20,2018. Labor senator and chair of Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee, Louise Pratt speaks to journalists in Canberra about the proposition in parliament today of a no confidence motion tabled against Home Affairs minister Pe...

 2018-09-19 23:21 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Media company fined for underpaying 'eager' young workers by $300,000...

Four of the young journalists and production staff were underpaid more than $30,000 each by Queensland company Touchpoint Media, an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman finds....

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